Tehama County, CA

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Population

63,247

0.368% growth

Median Age

41.1


Median Household Income

$42,512

4.49% growth

Poverty Rate

20.9%


Number of Employees

23,849

3.27% growth

Median Property Value

$191,400

7.17% growth

About

In 2017, Tehama County, CA had a population of 63.2k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $42,512. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Tehama County, CA grew from 63,015 to 63,247, a 0.368% increase and its median household income grew from $40,687 to $42,512, a 4.49% increase.

The population of Tehama County, CA is 69.2% White Alone, 24.2% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.95% Two or More Races. 18.5% of the people in Tehama County, CA speak a non-English language, and 95.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Tehama County, CA is $191,400, and the homeownership rate is 67.2%. Most people in Tehama County, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Tehama County, CA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Tehama County, CA employs 23.8k people. The largest industries in Tehama County, CA are Retail Trade (3,325 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,127 people), and Manufacturing (2,383 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($84,653), Finance & Insurance ($48,729), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,085).

Median household income in Tehama County, CA is $42,512. Males in Tehama County, CA have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,252. The income inequality in Tehama County, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$42,512

2017 value

± $2,803

4.49%

1 Year Growth

± 8.04%

Households in Tehama County, CA have a median annual income of $42,512, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $40,687 in 2016, which represents a 4.49% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$72,235

Average Male Salary

± $699

$57,252

Average Female Salary

± $582

In 2017, full-time male employees in Tehama County, CA made 1.26 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,946 ± $1,081

  2. White

    $59,925 ± $556

  3. Two or More Races

    $49,289 ± $1,826

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Tehama County, CA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Tehama County, CA is from California.

0.5

2017 Wage GINI

0.5

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in California was 0.5 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.16% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in California across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 4

  2. Census Tract 2

  3. Census Tract 8

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tehama County, CA was Census Tract 4 with a value of $58,824, followed by Census Tract 2 and Census Tract 8, with respective values of $54,982 and $48,631.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Tehama County, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tehama County, CA (13k out of 62.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males < 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    10,604 ± 820

  2. Hispanic

    3,880 ± 541

  3. Other

    1,131 ± 288

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tehama County, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

23.8k

2017 Value

± 1,147

3.27%

1 Year growth

± 6.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Tehama County, CA grew at a rate of 3.27%, from 23.1k employees to 23.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tehama County, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,202 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,417 people), and Management Occupations (1,759 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tehama County, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Tehama County, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,202 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,417 people), and Management Occupations (1,759 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Tehama County, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.86 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.45 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.43 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Tehama County, CA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($93,188), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($67,216), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($66,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

23.8k

2017 Value

± 1,147

3.27%

1 Year growth

± 6.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Tehama County, CA grew at a rate of 3.27%, from 23.1k employees to 23.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tehama County, CA, are Retail Trade (3,325 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,127 people), and Manufacturing (2,383 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tehama County, CA, though some of these residents may live in Tehama County, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Tehama County, CA, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (3,325 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,127 people), and Manufacturing (2,383 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Tehama County, CA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.51 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.39 times), and Construction (1.32 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Tehama County, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($84,653), Finance & Insurance ($48,729), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,085).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $196B

  2. $157B

  3. $127B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $196B, followed by Mixed freight with $157B and Gasoline and $127B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.54T

2015 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

61.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound California trade was $1.54T. This is expected to increase 61.2% to $2.48T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.1B

  2. $42.2B

  3. $31.2B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $63.1B, followed by Arizona with $42.2B and Washington and $31.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

91.2% of the population of Tehama County, CA has health coverage, with 34.2% on employee plans, 29.2% on Medicaid, 13.6% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 1.44% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Tehama County, CA was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in Tehama County, CA see 2345 patients per year on average, which represents a 15.3% increase from the previous year (2034 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1861 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 614 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,345 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Tehama County, CA see an average of 2,345 patients per year. This represents a 15.3% increase from the previous year (2,034 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Tehama County, CA in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,735

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,368

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,833

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.82%

Uninsured

34.2%

Employer Coverage

29.2%

Medicaid

13.6%

Medicare

12.8%

Non-Group

1.44%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tehama County, CA declined by 18.5% from 10.8% to 8.82%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Tehama County, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.6% prevalence

  2. 10.5% prevalence

  3. 10.3% prevalence

Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 10.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Tehama County, CA is home to a population of 63.2k people, from which 95.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 9.14% of Tehama County, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Tehama County, CA is composed of 43.8k White Alone residents (69.2%), 15.3k Hispanic or Latino residents (24.2%), 1.87k Two or More Races residents (2.95%), 951 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.5%), 907 Asian Alone residents (1.43%), 376 Black or African American Alone residents (0.594%), 26 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0411%), and 25 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0395%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Tehama County, CA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (9,841 speakers), Korean (209 speakers), and African Languages (161 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Tehama County, CA was 41.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Tehama County, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Tehama County, CA residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

9.14%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

8.36%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 9.14% of Tehama County, CA residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Tehama County, CA was 8.36%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    4,212,695 ± 47,591 people

  2. Philippines

    836,199 ± 22,209 people

  3. China

    612,429 ± 19,062 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Tehama County, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 Tehama County, CA residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

95.5%

2017 Citizenship

96%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.5% of Tehama County, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Tehama County, CA was 96%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    43.8k ± 62

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    15.3k ± 1.21k

  3. Two or More Races

    1.87k ± 286

In 2017, there were 2.86 times more White Alone residents (43.8k people) in Tehama County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15.3k Hispanic or Latino and 1.87k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Tehama County, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    9,841 speakers (16.6%)

  2. Korean

    209 speakers (0.353%)

  3. African Languages

    161 speakers (0.272%)

18.5% of Tehama County, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Tehama County, CA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 16.6% of the overall population of Tehama County, CA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.353% speak Korean and 0.272% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,924 ± 272

  2. Korea

    497 ± 127

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    315 ± 129

Tehama County, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.87 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Tehama County, CA was $191,400 in 2017, which is 0.88 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $178,600 to $191,400, a 7.17% increase. The homeownership rate in Tehama County, CA is 67.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Tehama County, CA have an average commute time of 22.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Tehama County, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$42,512

Median Household Income

± $2,803

23.7k

Number of Households

± 1,087

In 2017, the median household income of the 23.7k households in Tehama County, CA grew to $42,512 from the previous year's value of $40,687.

The following chart displays the households in Tehama County, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$191,400

2017 Median

± $8,748

$178,600

2016 Median

± $9,681

In 2017, the median property value in Tehama County, CA grew to to $191,400 from the previous year's value of $178,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Tehama County, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Tehama County, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Tehama County, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Tehama County, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

67.2%

2017 Homeownership

66.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 67.2% of the housing units in Tehama County, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Tehama County, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Tehama County, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tehama County, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

22.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tehama County, CA have a shorter commute time (22.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.42% of the workforce in Tehama County, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.2%

  2. Carpooled

    9.42%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.66%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Tehama County, CA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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